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paul ryan has gone to colorado and said, you know what, it's up to the states to decide. if colorado wants to legalize pot, that is colorado's choice. woo hoo! >> that's up to coloradans to decide. >> so if marijuana is illegal -- >> my personal position on these issues have been let the states decide what they want to do with these things. this is not a high priority of ours as to whether or not we go down this issue. but i have always believed states should make the right to decide. >> i realize they are behind in the polls. it is kind of a surprising development that the republican party is running their presidential campaign on a platform that states should be allowed to legalize pot. that appears to have been the republicans position as of friday at roughly 5:30 p.m. local time in colorado. but by noon the following day on saturday, they had changed their mind. quote, a ryan spokesman emphasized that mr. ryan agrees with mitt romney that marijuana should never be legalized. so the republicans were for legalizing pot for about 18 hours. but they are no longer for that anymore. th
be invested in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that will require some other tax. that would be my big request like everybody else. get america's finances under control and that will take both parties. it will take taxes and it will take reduction in commitments that have been made. it now can be validated. let's get this but do it in a way that exacerbates the uncertain economy. the second -- we have to happen through innovation. whether it is the space program or tax credits for renewable energy. all that is important. we have to keep that going. that will get hard because we will face is demographics. that is my 74th birthday on ap
to that is going to be a local and state government. hopefully the mayor in denver and myself in colorado focusing on how do we create the conditions? we can have brilliant vendors but they can sit on a shelf. you can have all the capital without the right idea -- but without the right idea, how does it improve? the magic there is entrepreneurship. when i was a geologist, i could not find a job and after a while we opened -- i stole the idea from berkeley. we werein the first bgrerew pub. that focus of necessity -- we had to do something different. we took it and adapted it. i think that on a much larger scale, we need to find entrepreneurs, people that are willing to put their hearts and souls into that idea, that invention. make sure they have access to capital, and appropriately trained work force, and there is -- government gets out of the way. we need a proper regulation. we have to have it if you are talking about fracking. at that same time, the government has to be a supporter and in every way possible have to limit the burden of red tape or excessive regulation. that is -- that is the mes
's budget crisis. can you give us a quick briefing on where colorado is and what you are trying to do to turn things around? >> our budget is just as dressed as almost every state in the country. we have been working trying to control costs, get our pension funds in line, our state employees have not had a raise in four years. it has been difficult all the way around. the real challenge has been to try and turn public sentiment and get people to recognize it without a strong economy. it will not solve any of these problems. we have been relentless in what we did, the bottom up process and we asked them what they wanted to have as their economic future. and try to -- we had 13,that pal over the state and trying to find an economic vision for the state county by county. how do we become more pro- business? we heard people wanted to -- safety and more pro-business and less red tape and access to capital. it wanted a good education system. it is training so businesses can get the right workers. it is best known for its ski resorts and quality of life. the real challenge we have been worki
that accused city bank of excluding them fr i'm jennifer granholm, let me tell you a story. in colorado the auto rescue saved more than 9,000 jobs. in the great state of michigan, 211,000 good paying, american jobs! in romney's world, cars get the elevator, and the workers get the shaft! (vo) want more granholm? get her every night. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right we're back on "the young turks," now that the conventions are over, the republicans claim that they're going to start their carpet bombing of president obama and his record to an unbelievable amount of ads they're going to buy. they said that they have raised over $100 million for the third straight move. they have a $60 million advantage over the obama campaign. here they come. one of the ways they're going to come is through a series of lies. saying when barack obama was a community organizer decades ago that he some how started the subprime mortgage crisis. what an unbelievable crock. here is tucker. >> he was at the center of subprime mortgage crisis. if that's not a story, i don't know what is. >> cenk: apa
are going to focus in on the two states. wisconsin and colorado. where the race is especially critical for the campaigns. first, topping our political headlines, new numbers out of a different swing state, florida. showing a very tight race there, tampa bay "times"/"miami herald" poll shows one point separates president obama and mitt romney. that of course, within the poll's margin of error. meanwhile, former president bill clinton making news today. declining to rule out whether his wife, secretary of state hillary clinton will be making a bid for the white house in 2016. >> i just don't know. she's an extraordinarily able person. i never met anybody i thought was a better public servant. but i have no earthly idea what she'll decide to do. >> president obama, president obama back in washington today after a pair of campaign events in wisconsin, saturday, at a fundraiser, the president criticizing mitt romney for describing 47% of americans as victims this morning on nbc's "meet the press," senator kelly ayotte, republican from new hampshire, pushed back. >> that certainly was a poli
, we talk with npr's ari shapiro about the blitz of campaign ads in colorado springs, a republican- leaning city in a critical swing state. >> ifill: plus stuart rothenberg and susan page take us inside the strategy behind the message. >> woodruff: then, from syria, bill neely reports on the stalemate in the city of homs, as government troops target rebel bastions. >> one-and-a-half years after it began and the battle for this city and for syria grinds on relentlessly. the bombardment of hommes. the war here is as intense as ever. >> ifill: as world leaders gather in new york for the annual meeting of the united nations general assembly. margaret warner gives us a preview. >> woodruff: will new genetic findings reshape the treatment of breast cancer? we ask dr. harold varmus, head of the national cancer institute. >> ifill: and ray suarez kicks off american graduate week with a conversation with three now- successful people who know exactly what it's like to want to drop out of high school. >> sometimes we give up on kids too soon. sometimes we want to teach to the test instead of
or move to colorado? >> can governor brown leave the room for a minute? >> i am a great believer that luring companies from one state to the other does not help the country. i think it is a race to the bottom. as the governor would say. it is useful for us to be as relentlessly pro-business as we can. we're very focused on education and we want to be the no. 1 state for solving this riddle that this country has become from being the no. 1 public education nation to one in the bottom half. we know the things -- at risk kids are coming from difficult neighborhoods and often broken families, they need a longer school day. that is nothing new there. there's another way to do that without spending a bunch of money. you can get your teachers union to agree to stagger the school day. some teachers come in early and you have study hall, some come in later and you have sports after school. there is a bunch of ways to address education. great teachers more than parent involvement or anything, you put a great teacher in front of a kid, they work miracles. i think our goal is to say that we'
marijuana legalization on the ballot this election, which is amazing. in colorado the group campaign to regulate marijuana is even running this ad. >> we're not looking to end the beer summits at the white house or change how people behave on the campaign trail. we just believe adults in the privacy of their homes should be allowed to use marijuana instead of alcohol if they prefer. 30 years ago our government launched an irrational war on marijuana. it's time for a more sensible approach. it's time to regulate marijuana. paid for by the campaign to regulate marijuana like alcohol. >> cenk: i say damn straight. now there is a billboard in colorado near mile high stadium that says this. please card my son. they're saying, hey listen, you got to make sure that we regulate this thing so that he doesn't get it willy-nilly off from anybody off the street. anybody that i've talked to under the age 21 says its easier to get pot than alcohol. it's amazing. colorado, washington and oregon all have ballots to legalize marijuana. not medical marijuana overall marijuana. in colorado it's polling
to marijuana and legalizing it. i think that colorado is going to do that. it's on the ballot in colorado this november, regulate marijuana like alcohol. i think it is going to pass. when it passes and if it doesn't pass the colorado come is going to pass the 50% of americans now say they support the motion. it is a growing number. it's a growing number because people are talking about the issue more than they ever have before, recognizing 90% of the drug problem is prohibition repeated, not use related. that is not to discount the problems of use and abuse, but that should be the focus. i think when we legalize marijuana were going to take giant steps forward regarding all other drugs and that is going to be starting with looking at the drug issue first as a health issue rather than a criminal justice issue. >> let's get the police that on the streets enforcing real crime. the three at the coors and lets end to the prisons of the 2.3 million people that we have in them, the majority category of those being drug-related. and of course we're not going to release anybody from jail that has
. while mitt romney was on the stump for a second day in colorado. >> what a pueblo, colorado, welcome. thank you so much. >> ifill: romney kicks off a bus tour in ohio tomorrow where he'll be greeted by a new obama television ad. >> mitt romney attacked 47% of americans who pay no income tax, including veterans, elderly, the disabled. >> ifill: but the romney camp is also on the offensive. >> fewer americans are working today than when president obama took office. it doesn't have to be this way. if obama would stand up to china. >> ifill: with its own tv ad charging obama is weak on trade against china. ovthe weekend both candidates used dueling interviews on cbs's "60 minutes" to make their case. romney was pressed to provide specifics on economic policy. >> well, i can tell them specifically what my policy looks like. i will not raise taxes on middle-income folks. i will not lower the share of taxes paid by high-income individuals. and i will make sure that wee bring down rates, we limit deductions and exemptions so we can keep the code and we encourage growth in jobs. >> and the de
to the campaign trail,ing mitt romney had an event scheduled for colorado later today. but it was canceled after an unrelated incident at pueblo, colorado's airport. >>> news today that the money game hit a new high. ad spending plus the super pacs has surpassed some $600 million. half of that eye-popping total has gone to run ads in ohio, virginia, and florida alone. we'll have more on these stories the the next two hours right here. more now, though, on the last minute cancellation by the romney campaign in colorado. peter alexander joining us now by telephone from pueblo, colorado. the governor was supposed to be speaking in about three hours. >> craig, we are here in denver. we're intending to join the campaign but they gave us a heads-up that the event was canceled. it happened at the result of an experimental plane that crashed earlier this morning where one person was killed and ended up closing two runways. as long as it's under investigation the campaign didn't want to interfere with the emergency response efforts that take place there. clearly that's going to have an impact when a cand
. coming up, colorado senator mark udall on republican efforts to take the wind out of clean energy. also, a rarity for us here in "the war room." somebody who actually works for mitt romney. we're going to be speaking with one of his top foreign policy advisors. later in the program, we'll tell you how unless you're a member of the 1%, the supreme court under the leadership of chief justice john roberts is not on your side. this is "the war room" and it is only on current tv. welcome to the possibilities of membership. welcome in. american express. we've all had those moments. when you lost the thing you can't believe you lost. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. (vo) always outspoken, now unleashed. joy behar. >> on my next show, actress, activist, and flyest of the fly girls, rosie perez, generates so much heat,
won the spirit of the west award as well as the colorado book award. the book, house of rain, is craig's latest book. please help me welcome craig childs. . >> hello. i come to you from out of the desert. i'm coming to you from a landscape where once you get an eye for things, 3 grains of sand out of place draw your attention, where everything is brought to bear, where everything is hinged to a story, every drop of rain leaving a dimple in the ground. stories are everywhere out in this landscape. when you walk down into the bottom of the narrow canyons made of sandstone and you put your hands on the sand stone faces and the smooth shallow scallops that look like champagne glasses, you can feel the shape of the last flood that came through. every place in the desert is a story. every place is a passage way. it's really hard to walk very far in the desert for me because there are so many stories that start opening up and lead you from place to place and place and soon you start picking up the patterns of wind, of rain. you pick up the patterns of people who were there before you because,
most likely to decide the election. a poll of voters in colorado, virginia and wisconsin shows a virtual tie in colorado with president obama ahead by one point, a six point swing from the last poll in august. in virginia the president holds a four point lead and is now over 50%. and in wisconsin the president maintains the same 51-45% lead he did august 8th and wiped out the gains romney made after adding paul ryan to the ticket. the president has gained the most in an area that's been romney's strongest point who would do a better job on the economy. the president wiped out a ten-point disadvantage on that question in colorado and has now taken the lead in virginia and wisconsin. romney's dip in the polls comes at a time when he's been knocked off message by a secretly recorded video of him speaking at a fundraiser >> 47% with him who are dependent upon the government. >> reporter: in the tape romney said 47% of americans pay no income taxes, believe they are victims entitled to government help and will vote for president obama no matter what. >> my job is not to worry about
of the theaters victims in aurora, colorado. a special master has been appointed to distribute money to the families of those who lost their lives and the 58 wounded in that attack. feinberg comes to the project with specialized experience. he's also been hired by penn state who help claims by victims. ken feinberg joins me this morning. >> good morning. >> why do you think specifically you've been called in to help manage these funds once again? >> well, i think the previous funds worked, they were successful, 9/11 and virginia tech, agent orange, bp. and i think that success sort of breeds a repeat performance in these rare situations where compensation is ready to be distributed to innocent victims. >> if you look at the numbers, i believe only $5,000 so far has been given to each of these families. how quickly are you hoping to get the money out to them? >> well, we hope in a matter of weeks. that's the key. i've learned in all of these programs going back to the 1980s with agent orange, get the money out, get it out fast. all the words in the world are no substitute for getting
romney in battleground states most likely to decide the election. a poll of voters in colorado, virginia and wisconsin shows a virtual tie in colorado with president obama ahead by one point, a six point swing from the last poll in august. in virginia the president holds a four point lead and is now over 50%. and in wisconsin the president maintains the same 51-45% lead he did august 8th and wiped out the gains romney made after adding paul ryan to the ticket. the president has gained the most in an area that's been romney's strongest point who would do a better job on the economy. the president wiped out a ten-point disadvantage on that question in colorado and has now taken the lead in virginia and wisconsin. romney's dip in the polls comes at a time when he's been knocked off message by a secretly recorded video of him speaking at a fundraiser >> 47% with him who are dependent upon the government. >> reporter: in the tape romney said 47% of americans pay no income taxes, believe they are victims entitled to government help and will vote for president obama no matter what. >> my job is
, colorado. the president of the united states stopping. >> tens of millions of americans with preexisting conditioning by repealing reform. he calls it obama care. i like the name. i do care. we thought to pass that law for families like ryan's. we know the heartbreak of a broken health care system. i don't mind if folks think i care, i do care. and i don't know exactly what the other sides' proposing. i guess you can call it romney doesn't care but this law is here to stay. we are not going to refight the battles of the last four years. we are going to implement this law and make the health care system work for families all across america. it is time to move forward. that is the choice in this election. of course, this isn't just the only battle that they want to refight. they want to refight battles we thought were settled in the last century. in november you will have some say as to whether women should be trusted to make their own health care decisions. i think they are. you'll have some say as to whether students who were brought here by their parents as infants and have gone to scho
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lead in colorado there, about a point and a half. governor mitt romney is taking a day off from the campaign trail but he and his surrogates are pushing the message, hitting the president hard on the economy. mr. obama are throwing punches ripping into romney for not offering specifics. steve has the latest. >> reporter: mitt romney is got a plan to keep a low profile during the democratic convention but his vice presidential nominee paul ryan is going to be in north carolina. his surrogates took to the sunday talk shows making their case on the airwaves. romney will be busy on the campaign trail after the convention. for the next few months as he was yesterday in cincinnati questioning president obama's record over the past four years and promising to rescue the nation from economic hard times. romney's campaign advisors will the statistics will be crucial factor. >> i think the biggest news next week will not be the three nights of the democratic convention but it will be on friday when we hear again about the monthly jobs report. for the most of august, we're hoping for good
. 2012] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> liz cheney and laura romney campaigned in colorado does the. following the remarks ms. cheney takes questions from the audience. it is about 40 minutes. >> laurie romney is married to matt, one of five sons of mitt romney. she graduated with a bachelor of arts in organizational communication in 1964. she is a member of the chi omega sorority, university of iowa chapter. she studied abroad in a jerusalem program during the summer of 1992, which i thought was fascinating. she served on a service mission for her church in los angeles from 1994-1996. she married matt in december of 1996 in salt lake city. she worked in advertising for boston agencies before becoming a mother. she has four children. she has lived in boston and seattle since being married. currently they are living in san diego, california. she enjoys photography reading, exercising, and cooking in her free time. please help me welcome laurie romney. [applause] >> i actually graduated from college in 1994, just in case you are wondering why i look so young. [laughter] thank you for the introduction. it was
from the colorado plateau. we do see it in calinke, you see it in certain incan sites in south america. so it might be a pan american feature. i'm not sure what it is. some hopi people have told me that the t, the bottom of the t, goes down into a mythical underground lake so this is an upside down mountain that leads down into a place called the house of rain. that is where twyla, probably oldest american deity, the rain deity, lives down in the house of rain and this is a t shape from up on the colorado plateau and that is the last picture on these slides, so -- the t shape, the pottery, i followed genetic information that you find in bones and teeth. i followed as many different pieces of information as i could and they sent me walking. i started in chaco canyon and walked north up to mesa verde, around to comb ridge in utah, down into the hopi mesa, across the mugion rim, to mexico and then into the sierra madre, following people, following routes. because everything in the desert leaves a route that leads you somewhere. everything out there is a story. and that's what i'm followin
presidencia de los estados unidos. >> polÉmica en colorado, por las cartas que le enviaron para demostrar que tienen derecho acudir a los urnas. >> el gobierno local dice que es para evitar el fraude electoral otros dicen que hay una motivaciÓn polÍtica entre otros. >> en medio de la crisis econÓmica, los trabajadores del paÍs enfrentan nuevos retos les mostramos como han cambiado las reivindicaciones laborales en los tiempos actuales, les mostramos como terminÓ este accidente en una exhibiciÓn de automÓviles todo terreno en oregon. nos vamos con la informaciÓn. >> ( ♪ mÚsica ♪ ) >> este es su noticiero univisiÓn fin de semana, buenas noches y bienvenidos al noticiero univisiÓn fin de semana, despuÉs de la euforia republicana llega la hora de los demÓcratas este martes la ciudad de charlotte en carolina del norte serÁ la convenciÓn en donde se ratificarÁ la nominaciÓn del presidente barack obama y en donde los coqueteo al voto latino serÁn evidentes nos dicen como estÁ el ambiente previo a la cita. >> no se inicia una hasta el martes y no detuvo a este grupo de mano fes
to hold a rally in the key swing state of of colorado. colorado's 9 electoral votes crucial if the governor hopes to win in november. and part of a tour this week and ten days away from the first presidential debate. our steve centanni following the story for us tonight in washington. >> and mitt romney is diving into a flurry of battle ground, 9 in colorado and three day stop in ohio and then on to virginia. carried by president obama four years ago. the candidates forging ahead even though the republicans say the campaign needs a turn around. and it it does not need a turn ard. and the g.o.p. chairman over the leaked video last week, he sees a silver lining. >> i think we can look back at last week as a campaign in a couple months and say this was the defining week in both campaigns, where i think both campaigns are crystallizing around a central theme, which is going to be what kind of future do we want for our kids and grandkids. >> and meantime, president obama is planning his own trip to ohio later on in the week after visiting the u.n. tomorrow and tuesday. and these
obama is on the campaign trail today. his next stop, toledo, ohio. earlier he was in boulder, colorado. he was there making his case for reelection. our athena jones was with him. what did he have to say? >> reporter: on day two of the president's road to charlotte tour he spoke before a large crowd here, about 13,000 at the university of colorado, boulder. his message was part a rebuttal from what we heard from the republican national convention last week and an effort to rev up the crowd of young voters. let's listen to what he had to say. >> just over two months from now for the first time in many of your lives you will get a chance to pick a president. and by doing so you will get a chance to choose the path that we take from here. last week the other party gave their pitch at their convention down in florida. don't boo. vote. >> colorado is an important swing state. nine lectoral votes. the president won the state in 2008. they are hoping he can do so again. he has been to colorado 11 times as president and eight of those times this year shows you how important it is. one other pu
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